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Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
who has done extensive research on the economics of health. lisa powell. thank you for joining us. tell us first, if you think something like this is going to work to fight obesity in mexico. >> thank you for having me. mesko has moved up to the rank of the most obese nation in the world, and the concern is youth obesity. mexico is looking to see what it can do, and prison sentence might be one way to go. they are trying to disinvest -- disincentive eyes sugary beverages and consuming junk food. research has shown if you have a 10% increase in price, which is what the one peso per liter tax works out to be, it is estimated that would reduce conduction -- consumption. lower income individuals tend to be more price sensitive, and given that this is based on data in the u.s., we could see more of a bump in reduction. tendsx on junk food, that to be less price sensitive, so with an eight percent tax, we can see a 6%-7% reduction. part, andstand that that makes sense, but will that mean slimmer waistlines? ? -- waistlines? >> it is an excellent question. it depends on what people will
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
, and many are wondering if the wto will be able to profits still relevant. >> and lisa will be live from that wto meeting throughout the day on cnbc tomorrow. we have a press release from johnson controls and hi tashy. they're announce ago global air-conditioning venture. there you go. i don't know whether that story leaves you cold, but that deal has just been announced. the e-mail address is >>> still to come, the mark in north korea, the u.s. is tied with uruguay. what are earth are we talking about? it's the corruptions index. more after this. how naughty was he? oh boy... [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ [ male announcer ] the beautifully practical and practically beautiful cadillac srx. get the best offers of the season now. lease this 2014 srx for around $369 a month with premium care maintenance included. ♪ you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. how naughty was he? oh boy...
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
. sometimes are required to get a multi lateral deal done. >> our very own lisa oake is in bahlitwto meeting and joins us now. lisa, what kind of agreement, if anything, can we expect? >> it's still up in the air, ross. still very much down to the wire. and, in fact, earlier, when i was speaking to indonesia's trade minister, i asked them to put a percentage chance on the likelihood of getting a deal. and he put it at about 48% to 49%. so he is still optimistic by this morning. so you can appreciate the position that india's commerce minister is in right now. if you've ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place or had a decision to make, you certainly understand how this gentleman must be feeling over the past couple of weeks. at home, teef got an election coming up in india. they heavily subsidize many staples for their poor. up to 70% of the population will receive some sort of subsidy under this aggressive new security program that they've recently launched. and try explaining, you may be rolling some of that back to an electorate as you're going into an election. certainly not an ea
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> the meeting in bali was originally scheduled to be finished at 3:00 p.m. local time. lisa, nice to speak with you again. tell us about whether we're likely to see a deal. is it false hope at this point? >> i don't think it's false hope, karen. the mood has picked up at these meetings here in bali. many of the delegates feel that the world's first multi lateral trade deal is inches away from getting this done. the closing ceremony has been delayed and we have been told that negotiations are intense and they are ongoing. it's all down, of course, to one final issue. it's been the issue at these talks, which is the way the wto rules will affect india's state security program, subsidized products over this program. and india could easily reach that level and they would have to pay fines for the so-called moratorium, the so-called peace clause expires. so they are pushing to have that extended and that's what's being worked out right now. don't forget, there's an election coming up in india in may towards the end of the month. they don't want to have to go back to voters and explain the possi
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Dec 2, 2013 9:20am EST
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Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
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Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
: appreciate it. tracy: coming the tomorrow, lisa from commonwealth toy and novelty, angry birds, duck dynasty, all these stocking stuffers. you don't want to miss what they have. tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. how is this? i never played angry birds. ashley: what? got to get that. tracy: don't know how to play. i know there are birds and they are mad. ashley: quarter till the hour. let's get to the new york stock exchange. jonathan, you think we turned completely insane playing with toys but there is not a lot of happy playing going on in markets today, the dow trying to come back but back triple digits. what is going on? >> you should send that sand down here that we can use down here. we are clearly seeing pressure on this market. some short-term profittaking, we can't panic at this point. if you look at 2013 when the market was down three days, it bounced back after that. this is all help the movement. as we go later in the week lot of economic data will be given out of washington that will help support this market where it is right now and continue to move higher with unemployment numbers, very im
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Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
, that is howard a senior consultant at a company called bpi group. bpi group helps executives like lisa get jobs like this which you did, right. >> correct. absolutely. when i was ready to take on my job search had a coach with the process. >> look how long people are on unemployment. that number ticked up a little bit this month. 37 weeks is the average number of weeks somebody is on unemployment. it used to be that high-end clients, like the executives howard, right, usually got a job faster. that is not happening right now. >> no, not at the moment. people are finding it is taking longer especially because there is so much competition from all over the world. so you might be great at what you do but there are other people that are equally as good. >> take a look though. still helps if you have got a good degree. if you look at numbers on that. this is bpi study. you at least, got a job in a fairly short period of time. you were at mcdonald's as director for a long time. decided you wanted to make a move. you hadn't looked for a job -- >> over 11 years. it's a different market out there. diffe
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
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